Her YouTube account also had what police considered some disturbing 'home movies', including one where she urges her brothers to touch an electrified cattle fence, after doing so herself. Prosecutors charged Alyssa with first-degree murder and arrested her. Cook said Bustamante has a history of cutting herself, but said that there were no indications she was homicidal. Entering a Plea On December 8, 2009, Alyssa Bustamante walked in shackles and handcuffs into the Jefferson City courtroom wearing a lime green prison jumpsuit. It was a tragedy for all involved, especially Elizabeth and her family.
I'm so glad I consciously chose to not have children! They pinged Elizabeth's cellphone, and though it showed the location as being the woods where her body lay, the police searched the area without locating her, or her cell phone. The psychological implications of that statement are obvious; normal, mentally stable people, even if they have ever wondered that question themselves, do not go and actually commit a murder in order to find out. Also, she does get tried as an adult, but juvenile delinquents can't get the death sentence, so I'd say she got off easy. Well aware of the pain it causes, she nonetheless convinces her younger twin brothers, 9, do the same. Bustamante has been in police custody since she led authorities to Olten's body on Oct.
It could be months, maybe even a year, before a trial at which witnesses would be called to explain the details and circumstances of the crime. But, I have realized that a lot of people go through a lot of different stages while growing up. I pray for Elizabeth's family every day. Would you be sensitive to a rabid dog? One of the most common talked about recently is gay marriage. Furthermore, her mother had several police cases registered against her, such as theft and drug possession. At a court hearing in January, the now 20-year-old Bustamante testified that she wouldn't have accepted the plea deal had she known about the possibility for the nation's high court to wipe out mandatory life sentences for juveniles convicted of murder. .
However, she is a victim in the circumstances of her life. Judge Joyce asked Bustamante a series of about fifteen questions to make sure she understood the reprecussions of the guilty plea. Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson said Monday that Bustamante had committed 'an adult-like crime' and received 'an adult-like punishment', which he said was appropriate. I believe that gay people are born that way and they should have the right to get married. They are not capable of the same rationalization or understanding, nor have they developed impulse control or have the same emotional capabilities as an adult.
On the night of October 21, 2009, Alyssa lured Elizabeth in after she told her that she had a gift for her. I am a sexual abuse survivor as well. We will never know if she could have been saved. Those kinds of details might normally be included in a probable cause statement from sheriff's deputies or police as a basis for a prosecutor to file charges. If you don't agree with that, you should be locked up yourself! I don't think minors should be tried as adults regardless of the crime.
Even with a confession, Bustamante entered a not guilty plea. In it, Bustamante and her two younger brothers are standing in front of an electric fence. She had dug two graves near her house in preparation for the murder. Alyssa Bustamante And Her Troubled Childhood Between 2002 and 2009, Alyssa was rasied by her grandparents. I wonder if intensive therapy might have helped Alyssa.
While there has been no corroboration by Alyssa of this allegation, the question of why there were two graves dug is an interesting one, that we might never know the answer to. Several months after Bustamante pleaded guilty, the U. Alyssa was described as violent, depressed, and angry. Cut funding for health care, education and counciling to the poor, because the poor are entitled and lazy. Everyone by law sees a murderer. If its intentional, if one goes out there way to harm another with intention of taking a life i dont care if there 10, 11, there is no excuse.
Handout Photo: Murder victim Elizabeth Olten. The family of the victim contacted the authorities about the disappearance of their daughter and a search party led by the police started looking around the neighbourhood. It was ultimately decided that Bustamante would be tried as an adult. Police say Alyssa Bustamante strangled, stabbed and cut her next door neighbor Elizabeth Olten's throat in October, then, two days later, led police to the wooded grave where she allegedly buried her. These children go through the system moved from all they know , sent to live with strangers in most cases to do some of the most horrific things to others. Hundreds of volunteers searched for two days for Elizabeth before her body was found. Children know right from wrong.
I really fell bad for both of them, the thing is that its not her fault either she was just mentally ill this is the reason that the guardians of a child should really keep a close watch on there kids not only on there physical conditions but mental too because they are just stupid kind they don't really know what's good for them and they find out that there is something wrong than they should immediately take them for the most finest treatment possible. Why did she dig two graves? She appeared in court on November 17th, 2009, where the judge ruled that she should be tried as an adult. While the trial was ongoing, Alyssa exhibited many signs of depression and self-harm in the prison and was kept frequently under a suicide watch. But there are consequences for actions even in the face of love. But really, how is that youtube video different from the show jackass? She still has her life weather she wants it or not.
They say it's wrong to allow same sex couples to get married. Sick, sick, disgusting world and people! Kay, I gotta go to church now. On October 21, 2009, Alyssa took her neighbour Elizabeth to jungle, strangled her, cut her throat and dug the body in the ground. Alyssa slashed her wrist several times and the marks were very visible. When a brain is entrained , and the brain at a predisposition mental state.